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4 quick, easy and tasty midweek dinners the whole family will love

Weekday Wonders with New Zealand pork – quick, easy and tasty recipes specifically designed to get you through the midweek madness.
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100% New Zealand Bacon & Ham Awards are back

We are pleased to announce that the 100% New Zealand Bacon & Ham Awards are coming back and NZPork are once again sponsoring!
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7 family friendly dinners to please everyone

These recipes have been road tested on the fussiest customers (aka children) and are ready in under 30 minutes. What else could you ask for?
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5 reasons to get New Zealand pork on your family’s fork

When you’re feeding a family and fighting the weekday rush you need something that ticks many boxes: quick, easy, tasty and nutritious to name a few! New Zealand pork ticks these boxes and more.
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4 tasty dinners that make the most of your pantry staples

Check out 4 of our favourite recipes that use ingredients you probably have in the back of your cupboard!
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International Women's Day - Celebrating women in farming - Helen Andrews

To any young women that are thinking about a career in agriculture or farming, Canterbury farmer Helen Andrews encourages you to go for it!
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International Women's Day - Celebrating women in butchery - Maria Pio

Hear from our Butcherbassador Maria Pio who undertook a sea change from an accounting career to a life in butchery and why she loves what she does.
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5 romantic dinner for two ideas this Valentines Day

All Valentines are different so we've picked a recipe to suit all types!
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Our top 10 recipes of 2021 revealed

What was cooking in your kitchen last year? Here is the year that was on pork.co.nz – our most clicked recipes, counting down from 10 to 1!
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6 ways to support local this holiday season

2021 has undoubtedly been another challenging year for many...
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Top tips for reducing food waste this festive season

Throughout the silly season most of us buy, cook, create and consume huge amounts of food!...
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6 tips for combating chaos in the (Christmas) kitchen

We asked our readers how they managed to stay organised (and sane) in their Christmas kitchen.
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Myth busting pork — 4 common misconceptions explained

Here we bust four of the most common myths surrounding pork.
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Picnicking with pork — 5 finger food faves

To help you organise your next picnic, we’ve put together 5 of our favourite finger food recipes.
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Are there any parts of a pig that cannot be used?

Maria answers our readers question: are there any parts of the pig that cannot be used?
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Reusing lard

Maria answers our readers question: Any suggestions to reuse the lard from cooking belly or bacon?
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Cooking a pork chop with crackling

Maria answers our readers question: Can I get crackling on a pork chop?
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Cooking roast pork to perfection

Maria answers our readers question: I love roast pork but don't cook it as it always ends up dry. How do I avoid this?
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Slow cooking pork

Maria answers our readers question: Can you slow cook pork? And if so - which cut is best to use, and what is a great family friendly meal?
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Ask the Butcher - 6 of your questions answered!

Maria answers 6 Readers questions - from making the perfect crackling to sourcing guanciale.
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Introducing our NZPork Butcherbassador

We are so excited to have Maria Pio onboard as our NZPork Butcherbassador, joining us to share with you her passion for all things pork.
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